Archive: ufc

Apr 20, 2014 9:29 pm

VIDEO | UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira Extended Preview

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his 10-fight win streak on the line against Glover Teixeira, who hasn’t suffered a loss since 2006. Plus, Phil Davis tries to establish himself as a title contender when he faces Anthony Johnson

Apr 20, 2014 9:25 pm

Gustafsson Promises Knock Out In Jones Rematch

“I think [Glover’s] a dangerous fighter. He’s good all around and he hits very hard, a very hard striker. But he also just kind of wades forward and doesn’t use any movement, and I think that’s the style Jon is just going to pick apart once he figures out his range. So I expect Jones...

Apr 20, 2014 9:16 pm

Dos Santos Says Aldo Sports Best Fighter

“There are a lot of great fighters right now. It’s complicated, but I’ll choose Jose Aldo. It’s not because I’m at Nova Uniao now. I’d have answered this question the same way before. It’s impressive what Aldo has done in his division. I know that a lot of people are talking about Jon Jones, and...

Apr 20, 2014 9:11 pm

Winkeljohn: ‘Overeem will be a team player or he’ll be out’

“That’s just the way our camp is. It’s first and foremost you have to help others and if you start helping other people out, if he could help other people out with his stand up and his knowledge in different positions, then the team is going to help him. If not, he will be ostracized...

Apr 20, 2014 9:06 pm

Brian Stann: Lack Of Drug Testing ‘Major Part’ Of Retirement Decision

Performance Enhancing Drugs has been a sensitive topic in Mixed Martial Arts for several years now. FOX analyst and retired UFC middleweight, Brian Stann recently explained why the sport’s lack of testing ultimately led to his retirement. “It was a major part of me walking away from the sport. Knowing that I wasn’t getting a...

Apr 20, 2014 8:57 pm

Dana White: Carano Deserves Rousey Fight On Day One

“I’m confident that we will (sign her) but we’ll see what happens. Until we have a deal, we’re not even thinking about anything. I feel like it’s going to happen, but crazier shit has happened. Wait till you guys here what this girl has to say. It’s absolutely fascinating talking to her. I don’t ever...

Apr 20, 2014 8:52 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Werdum vs. Browne Fight

As with all UFC events, fighters from around the world have taken to twitter with their thoughts and reactions following Saturday’s UFC on FOX 11 event. In the evening headliner, Fabricio Werdum proved why he’s the true number one contender and turned in a dominant performance over Travis Browne. Here’s the reactions: Meus Parabéns ao...

Apr 20, 2014 5:34 pm

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 172: Davis vs. Johnson

“Mr. Wonderful” Phil Davis takes on Anthony Johnson, as Johnson makes his return to the UFC after a series of spectacular finishes outside of the Octagon. Now that he’s back, and looking to end Phil Davis’s win streak while continuing his own.

Apr 20, 2014 1:50 pm

VIDEO | TUF Brazil 3: Octagon Girl Contest

They are some of the most gorgeous women in Brazil and now they’re competing for a spot to be an Octagon girl for the upcoming TUF Brazil 3 finale. New episodes post every Sunday night, exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 20, 2014 1:32 pm

White: Cruz Can Take Immediate Title Shot Upon Return If ‘He Wants It’

“I, literally, have heard nothing from Dominick Cruz. I don’t know what’s going on with him. And I don’t think after this much of a layoff it would be right to throw him in there for [a title shot], unless he wants it. He was the champ before all this stuff happened to him, and...

Apr 20, 2014 1:23 pm

Tate Talks Carano: “I’ll take that fight all day long”

With Gina Carano’s return to MMA still looming in the universe, UFC on FOX 11 winner, Miesha Tate wasted no time throwing her name in the hat as a potential candidate for her opponent. Following a bubbly post-fight interview on the UFC on FOX post-fight show, Tate said she’s ready to take on all-comers, specifically...

Apr 20, 2014 1:04 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Medical Suspensions Report: Two Fighters Out Indefinitely

The Florida State Box Commission has handed out mandatory suspensions to six, of last night’s, UFC on FOX 11 competitors. Two indefinite suspensions highlight the list, while four other fighters received terms not exceeding 45 days. The full list of medical suspensions is as follows: Brad Tavares: suspended 45 days due to multiple facial lacerations...

Apr 20, 2014 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Shaquile O’Neal UFC on FOX 11 Interview

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal and UFC correspondent Megan Olivi chat it up before UFC on FOX 11. Hear how the big man helped pull off the pre-fight press conference and how he was introduced to mixed martial arts.

Apr 20, 2014 12:28 pm

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Apr 20, 2014 12:24 pm

Travis Browne Suffers Broken Hand, Possible Broken Rib

Travis Browne suffered some heavy damage in his fight with Fabricio Werdum. According to Dana White in the post-fight press conference, Browne has a broken hand, as well as possibly having a broken rib. Browne wasn’t present at the press-conference, instead being taken straight to the hospital for treatment. Despite the injuries, Browne was able...

Apr 20, 2014 12:23 pm

Miesha Tate: “I Wasn’t Confident That I Won It”

On Saturday, Miesha Tate participated in a closely contested bout with Liz Carmouche at UFC on Fox 11. And while Tate ultimately got a unanimous decision nod from the judges, Tate was not sure that she would be awarded the win. Carmouche started off strong, controlling the majority of the round with takedowns. She started...

Apr 20, 2014 12:12 pm

PHOTO’s | Shaq Takes Over UFC Weekend In Orlando

The UFC’s first trip to Orlando, Florida, will go down as a smashing success. UFC President, Dana White guaranteed the promotion’s return to the Central Florida city, following a successful gate and support from the local community. One Orlando citizen was more welcoming than most. Four-time NBA Champion, Shaquille O’Neal rolled out the red carpet for...

Apr 20, 2014 10:37 am

UFC on FOX 11: Four Win $50k Bonus

Last night’s UFC on FOX 11 event delivered several notable performances, and the UFC brass took note. With their new bonus structure in place, four-fighters received an additional $50k for their efforts on the night. Donald Cerrone and Alex White both picked up $50k for their respective stoppages and Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski took...

Apr 19, 2014 7:25 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Werdum Defeats Browne with Ease, Will Face Velasquez for Title

To the surprise of most, Fabricio Werdum not only dominated the grappling aspect of the fight but the standup as well. Even though Browne landed a handful of his own shots early on, it was Werdum who landed the majority of the significant strikes. The striking game seemed relatively even until Fabricio Werdum became the...

Apr 19, 2014 6:31 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Tate Almost Submits Carmouche, Ends Up with Decision Win

Liz Carmouche closed the distance right off the bat and relied on her grappling to take control of the fight. Miesha Tate often found herself pressed up against the fence and eventually on her back. Tate looked too relaxed in the first round and she picked up her pace in round two. She charged to...

Apr 19, 2014 5:57 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Cerrone Drops then Submits Barboza in Round 1

Donald Cerrone found himself in trouble seconds into the fight, but he turned things around and ended it all in the first round. Just as the fight started, Cerrone got caught and wobbled by a combination from Edson Barboza. From there, Barboza turned his volume of strikes up and tried to change levels constantly to...

Apr 19, 2014 5:38 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Romero Ragdolls Tavares, Wrestles His Way to Victory

Silver Olympic medalist Yoel Romero shined in the opening fight of ‘UFC on FOX 11’. Brad Tavares tried his hardest to stay in the fight, but he suffered a size and wrestling-skill disadvantage and was painfully reminded of it throughout the fight. Romero rag-dolled Tavares in his takedown attempts and took him down whenever he...